A new study has found that since 1950 industrial fishing fleets have more than doubled the distance travelled to fishing grounds and spread so far that they now operate in more than 90 per cent of the global ocean.
Professor Akshay Venkatesh, believed to be one of The University of Western Australia’s youngest graduates, is only the second Australian to have been awarded one of the world’s most prestigious mathematical awards – the Fields Medal.
A project involving UWA researchers to rediscover lost antibiotics and fight drug-resistant bugs has secured $3 million in Federal Government funding through the Cooperative Research Centre Project (CRC-P) Program announced today by Federal Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation Zed Seselja.
A ground-breaking virtual reality program created by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology (PEB) at The University of Western Australia takes students on an exciting immersive journey through the cells of plants normally too small to be seen and highlights plant research that is contributing to global food security.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Australian National University have uncovered new evidence that suggests dingoes arrived in Australia between 3,348 and 3,081 years ago, more recently than previously thought.
The University of Western Australia has cemented its place among the world’s top universities with nine subject areas ranked in the top 50 globally, according to the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Rat control should be considered an urgent conservation priority on many remote tropical islands to protect vulnerable coral reefs, according to an international research collaboration including The University of Western Australia.